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Christopher Hampton was born on January 26, 1946 in Faial, Açores, Portugal. He is a writer and producer, known for The Father (2020), Atonement (2007) and Dangerous Liaisons (1988). He has been married to Laura de Holesch since 1971. They have two children. See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

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The Father Writer
(2020)
Atonement Writer
(2007)
(1988)
(2002)

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 2022 A German Life (screenwriter) (pre-production)
 2022/I The Son (screenplay by)
 2020 The Singapore Grip (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Survival Instinct (2020) ... (written by)
- The Human Condition (2020) ... (written by)
- The Singapore Grip (2020) ... (written by)
- Engagement (2020) ... (written by)
- The Great World (2020) ... (written by)
 2020/I The Father (screenplay by)
 2016 Sunset Boulevard (Video) (text)
 2016 Ali and Nino (writer)
 2013 The Thirteenth Tale (TV Movie) (written by)
 2013 Adore (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 2011 A Dangerous Method (play "The Talking Cure") / (screenplay)
 2010 Bad Company (storyline consultant)
 2009 Chéri (written by)
 2007 Atonement (screenplay)
 2003 Imagining Argentina (writer)
 2002 The Quiet American (screenplay)
 1997 Television Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Filantrop (1997) ... (play)
 1996 The Secret Agent (written by)
 1996 Mary Reilly (screenplay)
 1995 Les amistats perilloses (TV Movie) (play)
 1995 Total Eclipse (screenplay)
 1995 Carrington
 1992 Rozprávky z Hollywoodu (TV Movie)
 1992 Performance (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1991 Nebezpecné vztahy (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 Teljes napfogyatkozás (TV Movie)
 1989 The Ginger Tree (TV Mini Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... (writer)
 1988 Dangerous Liaisons (play) / (screenplay)
 1987 Opowiesci Hollywoodu (TV Movie) (play "Tales of Hollywood")
 1986 Oviri (screenplay)
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hotel du Lac (1986) ... (writer)
 1985 The Good Father (screenplay)
 1983 Beyond the Limit (screenplay)
 1983 Tartuffe, or the Impostor (TV Movie) (translation)
 1982 Rimbaud in L.A. (original play "Total Eclipse")
 1981 The History Man (TV Mini Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Gross Moral Turpitude (1981) ... (writer)
- Part 3: October 3nd 1972 (P.M.) (1981) ... (writer)
- Part 2: October 3nd 1972 (A.M.) (1981) ... (writer)
- Part 1: October 2nd 1972 (1981) ... (writer)
 1979 Tales from the Vienna Woods (writer)
 1979 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Marya (1979) ... (screenplay)
 1977 The Sunday Drama (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Treats (1977)
 1977 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Able's Will (1977) ... (writer)
 1975 Savages (TV Movie) (script)
 1975 The Philanthropist (TV Movie) (by)
 1973 Der Menschenfreund (TV Movie) (play)
 1973/I A Doll's House (Broadway play) / (screenplay)
 1973 Total Eclipse (TV Movie) (play)
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(July 15 to 19, 1975) His play, "Savages," was performed in a Williamstown Theatre Festival production at the Adams Memorial Theatre Main Stage at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts with Emery Battis (Major Brigg); Donald Berman (Wrestler); Louis Beachner (Reverend Penn); Philip Cates (Attorney General); Eric ... See more »

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Spouse:

Laura de Holesch  (2 children)
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[on Mary Reilly (1996)] I wrote it because I really liked it and ever since I was a child I've had a weakness for reading Edgar Allan Poe stories; I have a weakness for that kind of Gothic, and I've always liked it. I read the novel and apart from the fact it didn't really have an ending, which caused us a great deal of difficulty down the line, it seemed to me a very ingenious idea to come up; ... See more »

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Ranked #43 in the 2008 Telegraph's list "the 100 most powerful people in British culture". See more »

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